Outburst Imperial IPA | Pyramid Breweries, Inc.

Outburst Imperial IPAOutburst Imperial IPA
BA SCORE
3.77/5
688 Ratings
Outburst Imperial IPAOutburst Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
Washington, United States
pyramidbrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Outburst in a refreshingly bitter Imperial IPA. With 80 IBUs, and 8.5% ABV, our dry-hopped Imperial IPA delivers a bold taste with a massive hop flavor.

Added by djbreezy on 04-30-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,496
Reviews:
227
Ratings:
688
pDev:
11.67%
Bros Score:
3.98
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
79
Trade:
0
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3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of muskiesbadgersnbeer
4.24/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.54/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GarrettFM
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hops-Law
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of czillmer
4.02/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of muldersha
3.22/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dry-hopping seems to save this beer from over-the-top sweetness.

Pours a richly colored amber hue with a relatively large-beaded perlage. But that head sticks around for a while and results in an appetizing-looking creamy lacing.

The aroma smacks of brown sugar and candy sugar with touches of damp leaves, malt syrup, honey, soggy bran flakes, pine resin, and grapefruit.

Very hoppy and fresh on the palate. The dry-hopping appears to lift the beer away from a cloyingly sweet aftertaste to a relatively refreshing aftertaste. The ABV (which is 8.5%) is integrated nicely.

While I wouldn't say this is an original or even interesting Double IPA, it isn't disgusting. It was also $2.50 for 650mL bottle, so I'm sure it's a boozehound's delight out here in the PacNW.

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Photo of vladdswrath
3.44/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear dark amber with a respectable head that laces nicely. Nose is all pine and malt. The taste is much sweeter than the aroma leads you to believe it will be, with the hop bitters barely reigning it in. Feel is thin and oily, but refreshing. Not bad at all, especially considering the price point.

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Photo of Jetlag767
4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A great hops flavor for an Imperial IPA. Very smooth with a nice lace. If thus is your style I strongly recommend a try.

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2/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.27/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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5/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Im a simple man with simple pleasures, and this beer is simply remarkable. I usually drink lite american lagers, and this beer had me buzzing after one bottle.

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4.04/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.64/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.33/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hoppy and sweet. Not much aroma or head but smells malty. Bit of a metallic aftertaste, sort of like Stone Ruination but not nearly as strong or lasting. Very nice.

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Photo of arvidkoval
3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L- Amber body, creamy white head.

S- Malty sweetness, Banana, Grapefruit

T- Grapefruit, sweet malt, and a slight lingering bitterness.

F- Decent feel, but seems lacking.

O- Great beer for the price!

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4.04/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.21/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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2.95/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Extremely hoppy and very bitter

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Outburst Imperial IPA from Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 688 ratings
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